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Hon. Kevin Bernard

Belize Receives Donation of COVID-19 Vaccines from Lithuania

On April 4, 2023, a donation of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines for children (12 years and older) from the people and Government of Lithuania was officially handed over to the Government of Belize.

MoHW Receives Additional Donation of Medical Supplies from Taiwan

On January 9, 2023, the Ministry of Health & Wellness received a donation of 5,000 disposable non-surgical isolation gowns and 1,200 units of sanitizers from the Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan).

MoHW Receives Donation of Sanitizing Alcohol-gel from Government of Brazil

On December 12, 2022, the Ministry of Health & Wellness received a donation of 1,200 boxes (14,000 tons) of sanitizing alcohol-gel from the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Brazil and the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO).

MoHW Strengthens National Cold Chain System through Collaboration with Government of Japan and UNICEF

On December 12, 2022, the Ministry of Health & Wellness received cold chain equipment from the Government of Japan and UNICEF at the National Vaccine Storage Facility in Belmopan. His Excellency Kazuhiro Iryu, Ambassador of the Embassy of Japan in Belize, and Alison Parker, UNICEF Representative to Belize, presented the equipment to Hon. Kevin Bernard, Minister of Health & Wellness.

Representatives of the Saudi Fund for Development Visit Belize

Eng. Bandar Alharbi, Director for Europe and Latin America Operations, and Eng. Ibrahim Alsayyar, Construction and Transportation Sector Specialist, of the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) visited Belize from August 22 to 25, 2022. The Government of Belize has been in communication with SFD seeking opportunities for financing for a number of projects including the construction of a hospital.

UNHCR and Department of Youth Services Sign Agreement to Support Refugee, local Youth in Belize

On July 23rd 2021, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency and the Department of Youth Services signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly support refugee and Belizean youth. Both entities will coordinate and collaborate on actions to support the protection and inclusion of young men and women affected by forced displacement.

Minister of Youth, Sports and E-Governance Meets with Taiwanese Ambassador

On April 1, 2021, Hon. Kevin Bernard, Minister of Youth, Sports and E-Governance, held an introductory meeting with H.E. David K.C. Chien, the newly appointed Ambassador of the Republic of China (Taiwan) to Belize. The Ministry is championing the digitization of services with an aim of 95% digitization.

Minister of Youth, Sports and E-Governance Meets with Venezuelan Ambassador

Hon. Kevin Bernard, Minister of Youth, Sports and E-Governance, and Jose Urbina, CEO in the Ministry, met with H.E. Gerardo Argote, Ambassador of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to Belize.